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Articles tagged DisabilityInSTEM
Policy & Advocacy
People with disabilities pursuing STEM careers frequently face hardships, discrimination, stereotypes, and ableism that hamper their growth and well-being. Inability to comply with ADA guidelines has created barriers to accessibility, which worsened with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as the world transitioned to a virtual way of living. In 2020, many organizations, such as…
We’re taking time to get to know the members of the GSA’s Early Career Scientist Committees. Join us to learn more about our early career scientist advocates. Jillian Freese Accessibility Subcommittee J. Craig Venter Institute Research Interest My unshakeable desire to be a scientist was cemented when I first began SCUBA diving. Sinking below the waves…